|Commercial Property News
Jan 31, 2008
The green design of 670 Albany Street at BioSquare, designed by KlingStubbins of Cambridge, Mass., has won it LEED certification, Jones Lang LaSalle has reported. JLL is the development manager, leasing agent, property manager, and construction manager for the third state-of-the-art laboratory and research building in Boston’s largest research park. The 176,000-square-foot, 8-story facility is located in Boston’s South End neighborhood. The green design includes a 20 percent savings in energy consumption; a 40 percent reduction in water usage; clean-up of a former industrial site in a dense, urban neighborhood with connections to public transportation; the recycling of more than 90 percent of construction waste; the use of low-emitting and recycled construction materials; the purchase of green power, sustainable landscaping, and floor plates designed for views to the outside and daylight penetration.